They’re the treats you probably always wanted your mom to buy — old-school cookies, including both classics and long-forgotten brands. Here’s a look back – see how many you remember!
This old-fashioned chocolatey cookie recipe couldn’t be easier! It’s made with a base of brownie mix, which you chill to make your own slice-and-bake cookies.
They have gelatin on the inside… and the outside. Try making this vintage 1970s Jell-O fruity cookie recipe, and see if you can capture a little bit of that retro vibe!
With this easy recipe from the 1960s, you can enjoy the crispness, flavor and nourishment of this popular Kellogg’s cereal in Special K cookies. Give ’em a try!
It’s a joy for the whole family to get in on the planning and making of holiday cookies days and even weeks before Christmas day arrives. Here’s a classic cookie collection from the ’50s.
Try these Triple Treat holiday bars: A vintage bar cookie recipe from 1973! They’re easy to make. Take one pan, bake one base, then top 3 different delicious ways.
If you’re looking to recreate that special vintage Christmas cookie recipe that your grandmother used to make, or want to discover old-fashioned cookies to make new again, here’s a big tasty collection of treats for you!
If you love the rich taste of maple syrup, we’d like to tempt you into giving a sweet twist to your holiday baking: these vintage-style snow-topped thumbprint cookies with a hint of maple!
Two Christmas traditions (eggnog and Kringla) rolled into one soft, cakelike cookie. Here’s how to make classic eggnog kringla cookies with this recipe from 1990.
The now-ubiquitous chocolate chip cookie came to be back in 1938, and soon were called ‘famous.’ Here’s the original Toll House cookie recipe, plus more of their history!
Made on a base of slice n bake cookie dough, these indulgent Rocky Road bar cookies are topped with chocolate frosting, marshmallows & nuts. Here’s the recipe from 1973!
This holiday chocolate nut squares recipe makes a delicious vintage cookie bar – filled with chocolate, pecans or walnuts, plus coconut on a sweet cookie dough base!
Peanut butter burst cookies are made with delicious peanut butter chips, and these treats from the ’80s are still a favorite today. Here’s the retro recipe!
Whether they’re right out of the box or in your favorite recipe, here is is an easy way to tempt the vanilla wafer lovers in your family: Make a nilla wafer cranberry cheesecake!
Go a little retro this year! Make delicious holiday butter cookies and lots of different pressed Christmas cookie designs – including spritz – from these easy vintage recipes.
Nothing draws a full house like the great taste of Oatmeal Scotchie bar cookies! All you need is a pan and these ingredients for the perfect treat.
These delicious chocolate chip bars – Toll House pan cookies – are an easy and delicious way to get an old-fashioned chocolate fix.
From the 1981 C&H private collection comes fresh look at one of your favorite Christmas cookies: Golden thumbprints, the classic sweet-topped cookies.
Swedish rosettes, a light Scandinavian cookie, uses a rosette iron to create its distinctive shape. The result is as delicious as it is beautiful.
A recipe for the moist, fudgy taste of a brownie in a cookie. This chewy, fudgy, chocolaty, rich, gooey and oh-so-delicious brownie in a cookie bakes up high and moist.
Because not everything was baked from scratch, see some Vintage slice ‘n’ bake cookies, frozen cookie dough, mixes and other semi-homemade baked delights from long ago!
From the C&H private collection comes a recipe for these Christmas cookies. Viennese sugar twists are shaped like a pretzel, but are a whole lot sweeter.
These Karo lace cookies are so thin & elegant, crisp & crunchy, you can serve them to company, give them as gifts, or hang them on the tree.
Figurines were the crispy, crunchy bars that gave dieters the satisfaction of solid food. Four delicious flavors: Chocolate, Chocolate Caramel, Vanilla and Raspberry.
You make 3-layer tri-level brownies with staples like butter or margarine, flour, sugar, rolled oats, and unsweetened chocolate. Here’s how!
Find out how to make the classic Hershey’s chewy chocolate cookies with powdered cocoa in this retro recipe from the ’80s!
Here are two different retro recipes for easy peanut butter cookies — in fact, they’re so simple, neither recipe uses butter or eggs! How do
Go beyond the regular toll house cookie, and try baking minty sweet treats with this retro recipe for Double chocolate mint chip cookies.
This retro ’60s recipe for Chocoroons – Pillsbury’s scrumptious bar cookies – combines coconut with chocolaty flavor from Nestle’s Quik!
Get some great retro recipes for some classic molasses cut-out cookie recipes: Swedish crisps, gingerbread men & Christmas tree cut-out cookies!
Here are some classic Christmas cookie recipes from the ’70s for peanut blossoms, black-eyed Susans, coconut circles, orange drop cookies, pineapple-filled cookies, and Danish pastry apple bars!
In this vintage recipe from the 1950s, find out how to make Gingerbread Fancies — pretty decorated cut-out Christmas cookies with that famous warm gingerbread flavor.
Are potato chip cookies really a thing? They are – and they can be an absolutely delicious blend of salty and sweet. Try one of these recipes to find out for yourself!
Want to serve something for the holidays that is deliciously vintage? Get recipes for three different fancy and festively decorated Christmas cookie recipes from the ’50s!
Here’s a collection of gingerbread houses to inspire you this holiday. Make a fairy-tale cottage, a half-timbered country house, a marvelous Victorian mansion — take your pick!
If you’d like to celebrate an proper Edwardian-style Christmas, here are lots of ideas for you! Get inspired by these recipes, decor tips, vintage images and lots more.
If you love PB cookies, you have to check out this delectable collection of old-fashioned peanut butter cookie recipes from decades gone by
Cookies… made with boxed pudding mix? Yep, it’s a thing, and they’re pretty delicious, too! Get retro recipes for chocolate chip cookies, butterscotch, oatmeal, lemon & more pudding mix cookies here.
Whether you call them 7-layer bars, magic cookie bars or something else, It’s just layer after layer of delectable ingredients, spread on top of the other right in the baking pan. No mixing!
You make ’em nice and crunchy with Kellogg’s Rice Krispies… and lusciously rich with Nestle’s chocolate and butterscotch morsels.
The drop-and-bake cookie family is a big one with great variety and much good eating for all. What a world of good eating those recipes for old-fashioned drop cookies foretells!
Find out how to make these delicious old-fashioned desserts with recipes for old-fashioned pumpkin dessert squares, a coconut choco-swirl cake & a date bar cake.
These delicious pumpkin cookie bars are sort of like pumpkin bread, and have a delicous orange-flavored cream cheese frosting.
Choco-peanut butter bar cookies, made with semi-sweet chocolate chips and chopped peanuts, are all chewy and crunchy at the same time.
Dessert recipes: Fast fixin’ chocolate chip cake, Lemon supreme pound cake, Double pineapple upside-down cake, Cinnamon streusel cake, Cake mix chocolate chip cookies, Sock-it-to me sour cream pound cake
Butterscotch oaties – a classic recipe to make 60 deliciously buttery melt-in-the-mouth cookies. Also get a bonus recipe for chewy butterscotch oat squares!
Here are two retro recipes for delectable chocolate crinkle cookies — crackle-topped treats with powdered sugar on the outside.
There’s a taste of heaven in every bite of these super chocolate chunk cookies made with big chunks of rich chocolate. And try the dipped cookies, too!
Get 7 tasty classic dessert recipes from the ’60s: Quilting bee fudge cake, Pink beauty cake, Apricot velvet pie, Banana cream pie, Orange-pecan coffee cake, Spice puffs, Crispy sugar cookies
Kids need fiber. And when they’re eating these delicious Giant Raisin Bran cookies, they love getting it. Get the classic cookie recipe from Kellogg’s here – plus a similar recipe from 1976!
For Valentine’s Day, Washington’s Birthday or any day, give them something made with love, like these deliciously indulgent rocky road bars and a sweetheart fudge pie!